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[Asia, China] PING: Smoke-free Shanghai? Only if laws are enforced

Or how about the jerk who walks into a crowded elevator obliviously puffing away while everyone around him is coughing... A survey conducted by the Shanghai Municipal Statistics Bureau last week found only 26 percent of people consider the city's so-calle
Global Times (cn)
added May 28, 2015 10:44

[Asia] SATEL/YEH: Smokeless China

“If only 1% of China’s smoking population turned to e-cigarettes, it would mean a market of about 3.5 million e-cigarette users.” The China National Tobacco Corporation could become the world’s largest e-cigarette maker.... a country-wide ban on smoking,
Project Syndicate
added May 15, 2015 16:16

[Asia] Cross-border cigarette smuggling ring on trial in China

Nine Chinese nationals stood trial in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on charges of smuggling, tax evasion and illegal trading. The suspects allegedly smuggled nearly 30 million packets of cigarettes, with an estimated tax evasion of arou
Xinhua Newswire
added May 11, 2015 22:25

[China] Georgia State Names Partner Cities for Tobacco Control Project

School of Public Health has named five major municipalities in China that will partner with the school on efforts to improve policies and programs to reduce smoking in a nation that produces more tobacco and has more smokers than any other in the world.
added Apr 28, 2015 12:12

[Asia] The heterogeneous effects of cigarette prices on brand choice in China: implications for tobacco control policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Only a small percentage of low-income and less educated Chinese smokers switched to cheaper brands in response to price increases. Hence, the concern of the Chinese government that a cigarette tax increase will lead to large-scale brand switching is not s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 9, 2015 15:25

The consequences of tobacco tax on household health and finances in rich and poor smokers in China: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis

The excise tax would increase overall household expenditures on tobacco by $376 billion ($232–505 billion), but decrease these expenditures by $21 billion (−$83 to $5 billion) in the lowest income quintile, and would reduce expenditures on tobacco-related
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:44

[Asia, China] WINN: Time for Hong Kong to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes

Hong Kong, "Asia's World City" as the government likes to brand it, has so far shown little in the way of "world city" thinking on this and has been content to sit on its hands. Calling yourself a "world city" is supposed to mean more than having a fancy
South China Morning Post
added Feb 13, 2015 17:35

[Asia, China] A burning issue for future generations

As people across the globe mark UN World Cancer Day, activists in China continue to push for tougher regulations on tobacco products in the face of powerful opposition, as Wang Xiaodong reports.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Feb 4, 2015 07:51

[Asia, China] Kris Wu Criticized After Being Photographed 'Smoking'

Wu Yi Fan, otherwise known as Kris Wu, has recently been under fire after being photographed in a restaurant with a friend, allegedly smoking a cigarette despite his rumored poor health condition.
China Topix
added Jan 26, 2015 20:57

[Asia, China] Official urges public's help in Beijing anti-smoking drive

doubts about the feasibility of the regulation have been climbing, as smokers are still seen puffing away in restaurants, schools and other public spaces in the capital city, despite previous smoking bans in these places.
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 20, 2015 22:39
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